[From the catalogue-in-progress for “Landscapes & Livestock”, a loan exhibition for Agincourt Homecoming in the Fall of 2015]
RAKONÇAY, Frank [1935–1998]
etching, hand colored / 9.25 inches by 9.25 inches
Chicago artist Frank Rakoncay graduated from the city’s Art Institute in 1975 and maintained a studio in Chicago for many years before relocating to Florida. He died in 1998 at the age of sixty-three.
“Attractions” is one of two Rakoncay works in the collection, each of them an etching or engraving hand-colored by the artist in muted shades resembling aquatint.